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2013 EBR 1190RS Review
2013 EBR 1190RS
Where precision meets passion
The 1190RS EBR returns in 2013 with an available new red, white and black paint scheme celebrating the success of the Hero/AMSOIL sponsored EBR race bikes in AMA Pro Racing Superbike. The 1190RS shocked and excited the racing paddock with multiple podiums and a third place finish in the manufacturer’s championship for EBR. Despite being its first year and having a small new team, the 1190RS made a lot of new believers in American motorcycle design capabilities. Fitted with the absolute finest of components, and closer to the race version than any other street superbike available, the EBR 1190RS is a rare and special motorcycle for the rider who wants to know he has the very finest blend of high technology and hand craftsmanship. Built without gimmicks, but instead with components from top technology sources like AIM, Carillo, CP, Del West, Ohlins, Suter, and many more, EBR delivers the 1190RS with exactly what is needed to win on the street or track.
We asked ourselves what kind of bike would make a great first impression. Our Answer, the 2013 EBR 1190RS.
Meet the 2013 EBR 1190RS. Our flagship. Our price and joy. Made with allt he engineering and performance traits we admire in a sport motorcycle. It’s the culmination of years of learning, victories, setbacks along with an unrelenting passion to build a motorcycle on our own terms. We’re happy to share it with the world but honestly… we’re just happy we get to ride it.
Quite frankly, this turned out better than we expected.
We knew from the beginning we could build this bike. But we expected any number of roadblocks to knock us off track. After all, starting a company in this economic climate with no other goal than to produce high performance motorcycles takes either a fair amount of ignorance or a brass set. But things kept falling into place. And today, the reward is 369lbs. of meticulously designed sport motorcycle propelled by a powerful 175hp motor. Must be fate.
2013 EBR 1190RS Features and Benefits
Land of the free, home of the brave. Incubator of pioneering technology.
Producting an American motorcycle today means understanding what kind of engineering and componentry will make the bike its absolute best – no matter where it comes from. So, with our global partnerships in full effect, we’re designing and building motorcycles like the 2013 Erik Bull Racing 1190RS that will make the world sit up and pay attention to red, white and blue output.
About EBR – Erik Buell Racing
The Governor is off.
Building motorcycles without compromise. It’s been Erik Buell’s dream for more than 30 years. It’s no longer a dream.
Introducing Erik Buell Racing.
EBR is the very definition of the American spirit. Motorcycles designed and manufactured in East Troy, Wisconsin embodying superb technology from around the world. Whether it’s Austrian four-stroke, liquid-cooled power plants or Swedish suspension components, EBR engineers global performance integration into every model.
We can promise the ballsiest American sport motorcycles ever built .
Upright and roaring
Before he was a successful engineer/motorcycle designer/motorcycle manufacturer, Erik Buell was a motorcycle racer. And like any good racer, when you get knocked down, you get right back up.
Well Erik is not only back up, he and the rest of us are running hard and fast.
We think like racers, making decisive, aggressive and calculated decisions. But we also think like passionate riders. We make bikes that we want to ride. Most of all, we feed off Erik and his fire-in-the-gut passion to build fast, magnificently engineered motorcycles.
2013 EBR 1190RS – International Specifications
MSRP $39,995 USD.
Type Liquid cooled DOCH 72° V-Twin
Bore X Stroke 4.17 x 2.66 (106 x 67.5 mm)
Displacement 72.6 cu 1193 CC
Compression Ratio 13.6 :1
Fuel Delivery Dual 61mm throttle bodies
Exhaust Primary + Secondary
Peak Torque 97 ft-lbs @ 9400 rpm
Peak Horsepower 175 hp @ 9750 rpm
Primary Drive Gear, 36/65
Final Drive 520 Chain, 16/41
Clutch Wet multi-plate, slipper
Transmission speeds: 6
Seat Height 32.5″
Trail 3.4″ (86 mm)
Lean Angle 55
Front Tire 120/70R- 17
Rear Tire 190/55R-17
Fuel Capacity 4.5 gal (17.1 L)
Wet Weight (No Fuel) 389 lbs (176 kg)
Dry Weight 369 lbs
Frame Aluminum frame with integral fuel reservoir
Swingarm Optimized stiffness aluminum
Front Suspension 43 mm Ã–hlins inverted fork, adjustable compression damping, rebound damping adjustable spring preload
Rear Suspension Ã–hlins fully adjustable TTX coil over monoshock with remote reservoir
Front Wheel 3.5″ x 17″ magnesium
Rear Wheel 6.0″ x 17″ magnesium
Front Brake: Inverted forced air disc
Rear Brake: Disc
2013 1190RS $39,995
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